The Best Water Parks in And Around Los Angeles!

There is nothing better than having some fun water activities during hot summer days in Los Angeles! Most water parks are open mid May through mid September, and have plenty of exciting and fun rides, and water activities for families and kids.

Knott's Soak City

8039 Beach Blvd.

Buena Park, CA 90620

Just across the way from Knott's Berry Farm, you will find a virtual tidal wave of fun at Knott's Soak City. With everything from soaring slides to meandering float on a lazy river, it has everything you need to make a splash. Knott's soak city is open on select days from mid May through mid September.

Raging Waters

111 Raging Waters Dr.

San Dimas, CA 91773

Raging Waters Los Angeles is California’s largest waterpark. This 60-acre waterpark is home to more than 50 world-class rides, slides and several attractions for all ages to enjoy, including Aqua Rocket, the state’s only hydromagnetic water coaster! Open mid-May through late September, Raging Waters is the best place for water slides in Los Angeles, to keep cool, enjoy special events, family dining options, and a whole summer of fun!

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor

26101 Magic Mountain Parkway

Valencia, CA 91355

From pulse-pounding speed slides to gentler options for tots, you can find so many water rides at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor for families and kids. Little kids would love the enormous shallow water playground with waterfalls and kid-sized slides. A giant 7,000 square foot lagoon is the ultimate hangout spot for teens and up. And a relaxing and scenic 1,300-foot cruise down a lazy river is a must to do with the entire family. Don't forget to check out Dive-In Movies on Fridays.

Legoland Water Park


Carlsbad, CA 92008

With slides to ride and rafts to build, the sun is always shining at the LEGOLAND and CHIMA Water Park! Make a splash at Wipeout Lagoon in Surfer's Cove featuring water jets and new LEGO® models, making it the ultimate place to cool off! Put your skills to work while you design and build a LEGO raft before you proudly float downstream. Little kids 6 and under would love the DUPLO characters ready to splash and spray. There is so much to do at LEGOLAND and CHIMA Water Park. We recommend downloading the LEGOLAND App to check the wait time for all different rides and activities.

Great Wolf Lodge

12681 Harbor Blvd.

Garden Grove, CA 92840

Great Wolf Lodge is an indoor water park and it is open all year long! If you stay at the hotel, you will get access to the 105,000-square foot indoor water park for free, or you can purchase a day pass. The water is 84 degrees, and the park features more than 15 water slides and water activities for different ages. You can also find an outdoor pool with lots of sunshine at the Lodge.

Splash La Mirada Regional Aquatics

13806 La Mirada Blvd.

La Mirada, CA 90638

The family-fun oriented “Buccaneer Bay”, combines the excitement of a water park with the type of decorative pirate features found in a theme park. Buccaneer Bay features a flowing river channel, three water slides, a children’s interactive play structure, zero-depth beach entry, and two spray pad areas. Decorative pirate-themed features such as a dramatic skull rock and a marooned ship, create a fun atmosphere throughout the water park. La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center also offers year-round swim lessons for all ages and ability levels.


2052 Entertainment Circle

Chula Vista, CA 91911

Experience thrilling water rides and attractions for the whole family at the Aquatica, or take a moment to unwind and relax in a lazy river or pool. From exciting high-speed slides to little kids' slides, Aquatica has something for every member of the family. You can even reserve a semi-private area to relax and soak in the sun.